Table 1.

Effect of S. aureus 8325-4 and DU1090 on the total amount of protein, rTI40, number of leukocytes and hemoglobin recovered in BAL fluid

Treatment groupInnoculum size (CFU)nAmt of protein (mg)aAmt of rTI40(RDU)aNo. of leukocytes (106)aAmt of hemoglobin (μg)a
ControlNone52.04 ± 0.8631.8 ± 7.450.19 ± 0.068.87 ± 5.60
8325-46 × 108 47.07 ± 3.40b 35.6 ± 7.023.14 ± 1.30127 ± 51.4
4 × 109 524.6 ± 5.18c 92.8 ± 19.8b 2.84 ± 1.701,160 ± 372c
DU10904 × 109 57.88 ± 1.46d 33.9 ± 9.36d 1.84 ± 0.3543.4 ± 15.6d
  • a Values are means ± standard errors.

  • b P < 0.05 for 8325-4 versus control.

  • c P < 0.01 for 8325-4 versus control.

  • d P < 0.05 for 8325-4 (109CFU) versus DU1090 (109 CFU).